Re: Adrian Karth postings AND Sarah Marr

Dan Clemmensen (
Mon, 08 Sep 1997 07:34:55 -0400

Sarah Marr wrote:
> >Even so, the unwarranted reaction by Marr was surprising and disturbing.
> My reaction was warranted but exceptionally ill-judged, in that I should
> simply have written a polite email to Paul asking him if he was aware of
> his posts to the list. What saddens me most is that my ill judgement will
> necessarily, and deservedly lower my standing both on this list and with
> many of my dear friends.
> I can only repeat the apology to Paul which I posted last night, and say
> that I am considering unsubscribing from the list as the only other course
> of action open to me at this time. Perhaps it is, after all, that most
> human of traits, emotion, which will stop our breaking the boundaries which
> limit us at this time.

Please, Sarah, we need you on this list. Let's consider this
episode as an experiment in simulated "gray goo." Our technology
has unintentionally run amok. We now need to preserve our little
virtual world. It'll take awhile for our new immune system to be
designed and implemented, and to take effect, but let's not let
the secondary effects of the attack destroy us.